Turkey is home to the largest number of refugees in the world. It hosts nearly 4 million refugees, of which about 3.6 million originate from Syria.

P. Facundo Cuevas, Aysha Twose |

Oria Adamo, 72 years old and the mayor of a small town in Central African Republic shows his ID card in the village of Ndu, Bas Uele province, Democratic Republic of the Congo where thousands fled…

Nicholas Oakeshott, Jonathan Marskell, Emily Weedon Chapman, Marie Benihirwe |

A refugee filling an application at the UNHCR registration center in Tripoli, Lebanon. © Mohamed Azakir / World Bank If you were forced to run for your life, amidst falling bombs or as a hurricane…

Bronwen Manby, Jonathan Marskell, Julia Clark |

Regia, from Somalia, greets her friends and customers in her shop on the main street in the Nakivale refugee settlement, South West Uganda © Dorte Verner Today on World Refugee Day, we hear once…

Xavier Devictor |

Community leader Paul Gok (left), a refugee from South Sudan walks with young children in the 'Kakuma 4' area of Kakuma Refugee Camp, built to house new arrivals from South Sudan. ©…

Raouf Mazou |

About this series More blog posts Forced displacement is a global crisis that requires urgent humanitarian action. But as displacement tends to last many years – with long-term impacts on the…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jo de Berry |

Deng Majok-gutatur Chol speaks at the Fragility Forum 2016 As the refugee crisis continues, there has been a chorus of fear in host countries that they will “drain precious state resources” by…

Farhad Peikar |

With the refugee crisis gaining the world’s attention since war broke out in Syria, many ideas have been raised to address forced displacement, both in the Middle East and in countries around the…

Bassam Sebti |

Maybe it’s the urgency of this real-world challenge that brings us closer together. The World Bank Group is hosting the Global Fragility Forum 2016 Take Action for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies…

Ozong Agborsangaya-Fiteu |